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Sen. Benjamin Swift

Former Senator for Vermont

Swift was a senator from Vermont and was a Whig. He served from 1833 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Vermont’s 4th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; and the representative for Vermont’s 4th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Swift [W-VT, 1833-1839]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1833 to Mar 1839, Swift missed 136 of 1,071 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is better than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1839. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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